Moderating Climate Change Hysteria
"The facts that CO2 is lower in the atmosphere today than it has
been through nearly all the history of life and that global temperature
during the ongoing 2.5 million-year long Pleistocene Ice Age is colder
than it has been for the past 250 million years are simply ignored.
Never mind the fact that CO2 is the basis for all life on Earth. CO2 in
the atmosphere and in the oceans is where the carbon in carbon-based
life originates. At least some attention is now given to the fact that
the increase in our CO2 emissions is causing a greening of the Earth
and the spreading of trees to areas that were too dry for them under
low-CO2 conditions. During the past 150 million years CO2 had steadily
declined to such a low level that plants were seriously threatened with
starvation during the peak of the last few glacial cycles. Thankfully,
our CO2 emissions have inadvertently reversed that trend, bringing some
balance back to the global carbon cycle. All of this can be verified
yet the narrative of “climate catastrophe,” which has no basis in
science, is hollered from rooftops around the world.” — Patrick Moore, PhD, from "Twelve Invisible Eco-Catastrophes and Threats of Doom That are Actually Fake." IMPORTANT VIDEO! See Dr. Patrick Moore's video lecture, "Human CO2 Emissions are Wholly Beneficial." Also see "Carbon Dioxide Fertilization Greening Earth, Study Finds" and "The Global Warming Fad"
video by paleoclimatologist Dr. Bob Carter, which shows that
correct historical climate context is a basis for better government
policy. History of atmospheric carbon dioxide levels chart by Patrick Moore, former president of Greenpeace Canada
On April 14th,
2018, environmentalist David Buckel committed suicide by setting
himself on fire with gasoline to protest "global warming" after one of
the coldest winters on record. It
is my opinion that “climate change,” a.k.a. global warming, has become
a pathological Orwellian faith based doomsday religion that
has sailed far away from honest science. Speculation and hunches
are not the same as proof, yet many are frightened and/or titillated
that mankind is headed for certain annihilation. I do not welcome
mass death, but many Christians who believe in End Times theology seem
to long for it. I cannot help but notice how much climate change
enthusiasts and Christian doomsayers have in common in terms of their
basic subconscious psychology. Passionate
Christians can see the face of Jesus in a random stain on a wall.
Passionate climate change enthusiasts see Niagara Falls freezing
under record low temperatures as a sign of global warming. All
religion is irrational by nature, and not based in provable fact.
As a scientific
theory, man made
climate change due to atmospheric carbon dioxide levels has as many
loopholes as a rodeo, and is about as accurate as
astrology. Global warming/climate change theology has succeeded
in captivating so many people because it is a dramatic and
exhilarating religion that puts Mother Nature on the Cross instead
of Jesus. Many actually fall in love with the art of
climate change fear mongering, which feeds an unhealthy psychological
need within them. Can you imagine
Albert Einstein throwing a tantrum and branding anyone who does not believe in his theories
"traitors," "heretics," and "deniers"? If we don’t do what
the high priests of climate change say, we will all burn in the hell of
global warming. Their hysterical
war against carbon dioxide will only produce mass suicide through
starvation, because all life on Earth, our own bodies, and our food supply are
all made of CO2. Green scams are now an enormous trillion dollar
business worldwide, thriving on an idea that is contradicted by the
embraced climate change theology with a certain amount of glee.
Climate change proves that free markets are bad, that governments know
best, and that industrialized society is somehow sinful. If
one looks at the actual facts, it is certain that government efforts to
reduce greenhouse gas emissions have largely been economic,
environmental, and humanitarian disasters. In addition,
greenhouse gas emissions have increased worldwide despite all the
rules, regulations, and costly renewable energy projects. Much of
have done has only made matters worse, so my plea is for more
thoughtful consideration as to the negative effects of proposed climate
change cures. Many climate change true believers have now
become so hysterical that they have lost all rational perspective and
no longer care about the scientific method, freedom of speech, or the
welfare of the world's poor.
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on
Climate Change (IPCC), the organization that governments look to for
justification for spending money on renewable energy projects and
carbon taxes, found that the Earth has not warmed since 1998
despite the fact that greenhouse gas emissions have increased. The acceleration in greenhouse gas release
was due in no small part to global biofuel farming, which dramatically
increased the production of CO2, methane, and nitrous oxide, all
greenhouse gases. So why did global warming stop in 1998 as
greenhouse gas emissions accelerated? That fact goes counter to
the basic premises of man made global warming theory.
New York City in 1848
New York City in 2010
Climate data faking scandals - Read about the shocking IPCC climate change cover up scandal, "Climategate 2.0: New E-Mails Rock the Global Warming Debate," and "Exposed: How world leaders were duped into investing billions over manipulated global warming data." Read about the Australian climate fraud scandal and watch the five minute YouTube video of Dr. Judith Curry, “Climatologist Breaks the Silence on Global Warming Groupthink.” A 2017 study found global warming claims were based on manipulating temperature numbers. “On
the Validity of NOAA, NASA and Hadley CRU Global Average Surface
Temperature Data & The Validity of EPA’s CO2 Endangerment Finding”
Fraud is common among scientists testing drugs for
pharmaceutical companies. A strong profit motive or a heavy
belief system bias is not helpful to the proper implementation of the
scientific method, which requires neutrality and an open
mind. Government officials told climate scientists to "cover up" the fact
that Earth's temperature has not risen since 1998. Also read the
apt criticisms of the IPCC report which were presented by Massachusetts Institute of Technology climate expert, Dr. Richard Lindzen,
who was a lead author of Chapter 7 of the IPCC Third Assessment Report on climate
change. Lindzen stated that "The
latest IPCC report has truly sunk to level of hilarious incoherence’ —
"It is quite amazing to see the contortions the IPCC has to go through
in order to keep the international climate agenda going."
See "Can Climate Models Predict Climate Change?”
In an important reversal, the 2014 IPCC report questioned
the wisdom of biofuels, citing the facts that biofuel farming raises
the cost of food worldwide, causes great environmental damage, and increases
greenhouse gas emissions.
The brilliant minds at the IPCC seem to have been among the
last on Earth to figure out these glaringly obvious facts.
In general, the 2014 report continues the scare tactics
of earlier years despite the fact that none of the IPCC's past dire
come true. Surprisingly, IPCC chief Rajendra Pachauri admitted
that the 2014 report was tailored to meet the political goals of
governments. He stated that “We
are an intergovernmental body and we do what the governments of the
world want us to do. If the governments decide we should do
things differently and come up with a vastly different set of products
we would be at their beck and call.” Rajendra Pachauri was forced to resign as IPCC chief on February 24th,
2015, because of a sexual harassment scandal. In his resignation letter, Rajendra stated that "For
me the protection of Planet Earth, the survival of all species and
sustainability of our ecosystems is more than a mission. It is my religion and my dharma."
Religion belongs in churches, mosques, temples, and ashrams, not
Contributers to the 2014 report
were hand picked to supply the conclusions the IPCC wanted to
hear. The report was never meant to be an authentic search
for truth, but rather a predetermined, artificially manufactured call
to political action. On the very same day the 2014 IPCC global warming
report was released, the National Weather Service announced that the
average temperature in Chicago from the beginning of December, 2013,
through the end of March, 2014, was only 22 degrees
Fahrenheit (minus 5.5 degrees Celsius), making it the coldest four months in Chicago's recorded history. On top of all of that, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(NOAA) has been caught faking historical temperature records to
promote the politically correct climate change theory that the facts
on the ground and in the air do not support. The unaltered
historical data shows that July 1936 was the hottest month
in America on record, and that the United States has been cooling
since. The Arctic ice cap keeps growing despite Al Gore's predictions of a total meltdown.
Here are four quotes relevant to climate change enthusiasts.
"Because the idea of climate change is so plastic, it can be deployed
across many of our human projects and can serve many of our
psychological, ethical, and spiritual needs." — Famous English socialist climate change advocate, Mike Hulme
"No matter if the science of global warming is all phony…climate change
provides the greatest opportunity to bring about justice and equality
in the world." — Former Canadian Minister of the Environment, Christine
“The challenge I think we have is for some reason climate change
has become a religion -- a politically induced religion instead of
science fact that now we have to embrace and move forward on.”
— Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
4) "If you repeat a lie often enough it becomes accepted as truth." — Joseph Goebbels
Southern California Physics Professor Mike van Biezen recently articulated ten problems with
the theory that human activity is causing substantial global
warming. The basic misconception is that atmospheric CO2 levels
drive Earth temperatures. Professor van Biezen states as follows.
CO2 molecule is a linear molecule and thus only has limited natural
vibrational frequencies, which in turn give this molecule only limited
capability of absorbing radiation that is radiated from the Earth’s
surface. The three main wavelengths that can be absorbed by CO2
are 4.26 micrometers, 7.2 micrometers, and 15.0 micrometers. Of
those 3, only the 15-micrometer is significant because it falls right
in range of the infrared frequencies emitted by Earth. However,
the H2O molecule which is much more prevalent in the Earth’s
atmosphere, and which is a bend molecule, thus having many more
vibrational modes, absorbs many more frequencies emitted by the Earth,
including to some extent the radiation absorbed by CO2. It turns
out that between water vapor and CO2, nearly all of the radiation that
can be absorbed by CO2 is already being absorbed. Thus increasing the
CO2 levels should have very minimal impact on the atmosphere’s ability
to retain heat radiated from the Earth. That explains why there
appears to be a very weak correlation at best between CO2 levels and
global temperatures and why after the CO2 levels have increased by 40%
since the beginning of the industrial revolution the global average
temperature has increased only 0.8 degrees centigrade, even if we want
to contribute all of that increase to atmospheric CO2 increases and
none of it to natural causes."
According to NASA satellite reports,
the temperature in Antarctica sank to an astounding minus 135.8 degrees
Fahrenheit in August 2010, and minus 135.3 degrees in July, 2013.
Global warming theory clearly states that the North and South Poles
should be experiencing the greatest temperature increases with more
moderate temperature increases registered at the equator. The
record low Antarctic (South Pole) temperature readings and the record breaking 2013 expansion of Arctic sea ice (North Pole)
are inexplicable if the underlying man made global warming theory were
substantially true. Such cold temperatures are easily
explainable, however, if one believes Earth's climate is largely driven
by our Sun's ever-fluctuating energy output, not by human generated CO2
levels. See the YouTube video, "Dr. Fred Goldberg Squashes Climate Alarmism," which explains the insignificant role of CO2 in climate regulation.
Many scientists and politicians are having a
hard time accepting the Sun's dominate role in Earth's climate because:
1) They would have to admit that they have been wrong. 2) They
would lose income generated from countless global warming studies
and/or lose political prestige. 3) They can no longer blame human
beings for controlling Earth's weather, which
greatly weakens their political agenda. Global warming enthusiast
politicians, such as Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, generally seek bigger
government, higher taxes, and less freedom of choice. Their
desires are to ban, ban, ban, and tax, tax, tax, without regard to
the human consequences of such economy collapsing negative
strategies. They have already killed millions worldwide with
their government mandated biofuel schemes and have made food so
expensive that an increasingly large percentage of Americans now need food stamps just to
survive. They wish to continue their reckless policy of government knows best
when all the provable facts show that our federal government has been
consistently wrong on almost every important issue.
The tactics of climate change true believers
are getting interesting. They keep changing the advertised
symptoms of global warming, which now mysteriously includes unusual
cooling. No matter what the weather is doing, climate change gurus can find an explanation that shows that human created
pollution is at fault. Any weather forecast has thus become a
win-win validation of their belief system.
The United States enjoyed a subnormal number of hurricanes
during the Obama Administration. Now that the hurricane dry spell
has been broken,
politicians are blaming global warming. One news anchor suggested
that the Paris climate agreement would end all hurricanes
forever. Why are silly people shocked and alarmed when it gets
hot in the summer, cold in the winter, that we have hurricanes during
hurricane season and tornadoes during tornado season? It’s called
“weather,” not “climate change.” When government fires scientists
who state that dangerous man made climate change has not occurred
while financially rewarding scientists who claim that the Earth is
burning up, then real science has been replaced by pathological junk
politics, and hysteria.
Quoted below from an article by well known energy policy analyst, Bjorn Lomborg.
“Even when measured by total energy of
hurricanes, the so-called Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), the
Philippines' area is below the norm, even after Haiyan. The
Atlantic has had no major hurricanes and the global total ACE is at its
lowest since the 1970s. You cannot take Haiyan and claim it is caused
by global warming, without -- incorrectly -- claiming that the lack of
global hurricanes is also caused by climate change.” Also see "Hurricanes on holiday: What happened to the storms?" and 2013's record low tornado and forest fire record count.
Dr. Roger Pielke, a climatologist and environmental risk assessment specialist at the University of Colorado, gave Senate testimony that “It
is misleading and just plain incorrect to claim that disasters
associated with hurricanes, tornadoes, floods or droughts have
increased on climate timescales either in the United States or
globally.” - “It is further incorrect to associate the increasing costs
of disasters with the emission of greenhouse gases.” - “Hurricanes have
not increased in the U.S. in frequency, intensity or normalized damage
since at least 1900.” - “The same holds for tropical cyclones globally
since at least 1970.”
Warren Buffett, the liberal billionaire who manages the Berkshire Hathaway investment fund, says the insurance companies
his fund owns have not had to change the way they calculate the
likelihood of financial losses due to global warming because there has
been no increase in climate based disasters. [see news story] Buffett said, “I
think that the public has the impression that because there has been so
much talk about climate, that events of the last 10 years, from an
insured standpoint on climate, have been unusual.” - “The answer is, they haven’t.” - “You read about these events (today), but you (also) read about events 30, or 40, or 50 years ago.”
Weather Channel Co-Founder John Coleman read the Third National Climate Assessment, which was released by Barack Obama's White House on May 6th, 2014. Coleman stated that “I
am deeply disturbed to have to suffer through this total distortion of
the data and agenda driven, destructive episode of bad science gone
berserk.” Coleman went on to say that “When
the temperature data could no longer be bent to support global warming,
they switched to climate change and now blame every weather and climate
event on CO2 despite the hard, cold fact that the “radiative forcing”
theory they built their claims on has totally failed to verify.” You can read his comments in full here.
modern life evolved over 500 million years ago, CO2 was more than 10
times higher than today, yet life flourished at this time. Then
an Ice Age occurred 450 million years ago when CO2 was 10 times higher
than today." - "The fact that we had both higher
temperatures and an ice age at a time when CO2 emissions were 10 times
higher than they are today fundamentally contradicts the certainty that
human-caused CO2 emissions are the main cause of global warming." - Greenpeace Co-Founder Patrick Moore, Ph.D.
The temperature increase Earth experienced after the
end of "The Little Ice Age" (1550 to 1850) up to about 1940 was not
caused by man made greenhouse gas release because industrial output
during those years was too low to make any significant difference.
Industrial output and CO2 emissions increased dramatically during
World War II and during the post war economic boom, but the Earth's
temperature dropped after 1940 until about 1975. By the early 1970s the weather had become so cold that there developed fear of an oncoming ice age. If CO2 was the driving force behind
temperature increases, the Earth would have experienced vigorous
heating during the 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s, not remarkable cooling.
According to CO2
driven global warming theory, the middle of the troposphere at an
altitude of about 10 kilometers (32,800 feet) should
greatest temperature increase if temperature change is due to
atmospheric CO2 levels. Satellite and weather balloon
data confirm that this projected temperature increase has not
occurred. Therefore, according to the undisputed official
government weather observation data, the global warming
that occurred during the 1980s and 1990s was not caused
by man made greenhouse gas release.
and other famous global warming gurus have been dreadfully wrong about
many important issues. Their mistakes have killed millions of innocent people, not
just inconvenienced people. Al Gore enthusiastically supported
biofuels as a replacement for oil, but later admitted that corn ethanol
was 'not a good policy.' By
any reasonable estimate, global biofuel production has killed far more
people worldwide during the 1993 to 2013 time frame than all wars and
acts of terrorism combined over the same time period. The higher you raise the price of fertilizer,
farmland, and food all over the world, the more people die of
malnutrition and related illness. That is why
I keep telling people that biofuel advocates belong in
jail, not in government.
Al Gore, like T. Boone Pickens, championed
wind power as a way to save the world and our economy, but industrial
wind energy schemes have proven to be both an economic and ecological
disaster wherever they have been tried. T. Boone Pickens finally
gave up on wind power and stated that "He
(Obama) needs to explain to his people, ‘Hey, we can get on everything
green. We can get on everything renewable. Then the cost of
power will go up ten times." Absurdly
costly wind and solar projects were one of the main causes of the
collapse of Spain's economy, and are now leading to the gradual
deindustrialization of Europe. See Germany’s Green Energy Disaster.
Out of touch Al Gore, now a strict vegan, purchased a second giant mansion, a $8,875,000 ocean view villa
in trendy Montecito, California, in addition to his highly energy inefficient Nashville mansion. IRONY ALERT - A new study
finds that vegetarians have a greater risk of developing allergies,
cancer, heart attacks, and mental illness. A second study found that vegetarians have lower sperm counts. Yet another study
finds Al Gore's vegan diet is worse for the environment than eating
meat. Al Gore’s jet set
burns up far more fossil fuels per year than the unglamorous life of
the average American surviving on a low paying job and food
stamps. Gore's recent wild and factually incorrect claims about climate change, and his bizarre sexual scandals
and subsequent divorce, have made some question Gore's state of mind,
yet Gore is still the unofficial leader of the church of climate change.
IMPORTANT VIDEO! John Coleman was a respected meteorologist who co-founded The Weather Channel. Before John passed away, he produced "How the Global Warming Scare Began."
This highly entertaining 36 minute YouTube video details Al
Gore's rise to political and financial power through creating climate
hysteria. Coleman explains the origins of the carbon dioxide
based global warming theory in America, which he handily disproves by simply showing the audience the proven facts. John's good natured humor and wit are a powerful bonus.
ardent spiritul disciple, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, condemns carbon dioxide
as evil while enjoying a not so carbon-free lifestyle on his 450 feet long fossil fuel powered luxury yacht with built-in helicopter deck. Do
you think Leo really worries about the cost of food or his own personal carbon footprint? Al Gore and other Democrats want carbon taxes, which
will invariably further
skyrocket the cost of food because you cannot produce food without unleashing lots of CO2 as a byproduct. We make food with carbon and energy, so a war on carbon and efficient, low cost energy is a war on food, and
thus a war on the human race. Global warming gurus in general are oblivious to the real-world costs of their proposed global warming
cures. Their attitude is basically let them eat biofuels.
Barack Obama, the world’s biggest advocate of deadly biofuels, financed a
scheme to use windmills to manufacture a new generation of
hydrogen bombs, ...just what we need. The Pantex Renewable Energy Project,
built on 1,500 acres of government-owned land in the Texas panhandle,
became the federal government’s largest wind farm when it was
completed in 2014. Empty green symbolism has been
pushed to an
Orwellian extreme. Now nuclear war, hunger, and death are somehow
"green," and surreal absurdity is government policy.
The reasoning skills and ethics of the world's most famous global
alarmists have not impressed me, a fact which greatly adds to my doubts
about the certainty of their global warming prophecies. I
suspect the correct term for it all is "junk science," and it is much
like the famous Y2K scare.
Thousands of computer programmers made literally billions of dollars
reprogramming old computers so they would not turn upon their masters when the
calender hit 2000.
READ "The Poverty of Renewables" by
Professor Bjørn Lomborg.
STUDY 57% of 1,868 climate scientists surveyed do not believe man made global warming is proven beyond doubt.
SEE Nobel laureate Ivar Giaever's speech that destroys the myths of climate change in such a sweet, logical, and simple way that it touches your heart.
FOOD = ENERGY & ENERGY = FOOD is
equation I devised to remind people that it takes so much energy to
produce, transport, and safely store food that any increase in the
price of energy immediately results in food cost inflation.
Absurdly priced wind and solar power schemes, if implemented to any
significant degree, will always result in absurdly priced food that
only the wealthy can afford to eat. The renewable
energy fad was created by the wealthy and by corrupt politicians pandering to profit hungry special
groups: ...Big Biofuel, Big Wind, and Big Solar. Their “green” ideas starve the poor yet produce no
significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions as a benefit.
conducted by our federal government’s own National Research Council
states that windmills and solar schemes are not worth subsidizing
because they are so inefficient that their real-world effectiveness at
reducing greenhouse gas
emissions is insignificant. Unreliable and intermittent wind and
solar power schemes always require costly fossil fuel back-up, and lots
of it. The study also says that biofuel
production actually increases greenhouse gas release.
Oil products are "green" compared to biofuels.
As there has been no measurable global warming
worldwide for many years, and there has been a recent increase in
record low temperatures, some scientists are now worried about the
possible onset of a new little ice age caused by reduced reduced
solar output. Many scientists suggest that
CO2 is much less effective at raising Earth temperatures than
previously thought. It makes sense that our constantly
fluctuating Sun is the main determinant of Earth temperatures because,
after all, it is the Sun that produces all of the heat. As my own
crystal ball is broken, I do not claim to know
what future weather will be like. Scientists who make adamant
long term planetary weather predictions are walking on razor thin
ice simply because there are too
many unknown variables that affect climate.
Are these climate change authority figures fallible human beings?
Michael E. Mann
The facts show that renewable energy schemes other
and geothermal power are of little or no use for reducing greenhouse
gas emissions. Please see my musical YouTube videos, The Global Biofuel Disaster and Windmills Kill Birds. You can also find many good articles on the climate change controversy at climatedepot.com. There are far better ways to reduce
gas levels without costly government subsidies and dictatorial
government mandates. For details of these better carbon free energy
please visit my website, The Renewable Energy Disaster.
Group photograph of the climate change experts
All smart birds know that 'anthropogenic' is a ten dollar word for a ten cent idea
See the movie Experimenter (2015), which shows how group-think pressures people to conform.
During the dawn of man, we had 100% renewable energy, and it was utopia!
Christopher Calder - nonprofit, nonpartisan food